A funeral service for the late Máire Rua Gallagher is to take place in Gaoth Dobhair on Saturday.
The much-loved Bunbeg woman, known as Daniel O’Donnell’s greatest fan, passed away aged 91. Máire Rua spent many years as a bus conductress in Glasgow and was a life long supporter of Glasgow Celtic.
Country music stars across the country have paid tribute to Máire Rua this week, including Daniel, who said “my Darlin'” will be truly missed.
The Funeral Procession of the late Máire Rua Gallagher will leave Letterkenny Saturday morning at 10.15am. The procession will travel via Dunlewey, Arduns, Dore and Meenaduff to her late residence for a short period of time. The short period of time at her residence will be strictly private to family only.
Funeral will leave Máire’s residence at 12.15pm for her funeral mass which will take place in St Mary’s Church, Derrybeg at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Magheragallon Cemetery.
Due to Government and HSE guidelines, funeral mass and burial will be private to immediate family only.
The Rosary for the happy repose of Máire’s soul can be viewed on the Paróiste Ghaoth Dobhair Facebook page Friday evening 29th of January at 7.30pm.
Máire Rua’s Funeral Mass will be broadcast on the Colm Gillespie Funeral Director Facebook page Saturday 30th of January at 1pm.